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High Asset Divorce

The Impact of Divorce on Executive Compensation Packages and Stock Options

When you’re navigating a high net worth divorce, you’ll face challenges and complex issues that rarely arise in other divorces. In these splits, the division of assets and the topic of spousal support often lead to the most bitter disputes between the divorcing spouses. If one spouse is a high-powered executive, navigating the division of […]

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Modifying a Child Custody Agreement

Important Things to Know About Modifying a Child Custody Arrangement

The initial custody agreement you and a coparent agree on may not work forever. Life changes, and it’s important that custody arrangements change with it. However, getting a modification in a child custody arrangement can be a challenge. It’s crucial to know what the court will look for, why the court may be willing to […]

Mitigating the Risks of Business Depreciation During High Asset Divorces

Mitigating the Risks of Business Depreciation During High Asset Divorces

When a couple owns a business together, protecting that business during a divorce can be a top priority. It’s not uncommon for businesses to be negatively affected during a divorce. Stockholders worry about the future of the company, are uncertain about whether a massive stock transfer will affect the company’s value, and wonder if consumers […]

Mistakes Happen: How the Law Treats Mistakes in Marital Settlement Agreements

Mistakes Happen: How the Law Treats Mistakes in Marital Settlement Agreements

You work hard to come up with a marital settlement agreement that you and your ex can agree on. You often reach this point after multiple rounds of negotiations, significant compromises, and stressful disputes. What happens, then, when there’s a mistake in your marital settlement agreement? Do you have to go back to square one […]

Divorce and Philanthropy: How to Handle Shared Charitable Endeavors

Divorce and Philanthropy: How to Handle Shared Charitable Endeavors

If you and your spouse have built a legacy of charity and philanthropy, divorce may be especially painful for you. You may worry that the end of your marriage means an end to your charitable efforts, which you likely find very meaningful and fulfilling. You may also wonder if you’re financially tied to causes and […]

Divorce and College Funding

Divorce and Your Children’s College Funding

Figuring out your divorce is one of the hardest things you’ll ever go through. Not only do you have to consider your and your children’s immediate needs, but you also have to plan for needs that are still years away. For example, college funding—the cost of college has risen far more quickly than pay levels […]